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Walt Disney World Industrial Engineering Intern, Spring 2025 (Jan-May)

Job Description

Walt Disney World Industrial Engineering Internship, Spring 2025

About the Role & Program

Company Overview: At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through using and developing innovative technology and opening up the boundaries to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team as a Professional Intern in any of our segments that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.


Department Overview: Want to be part of a world-class organization, learning new skills that you can apply in the “real world”? How about free admission to theme parks and all the shopping and restaurants you can get your hands on? If this doesn't sound like your typical Industrial Engineering position, that’s because it’s not! Our program is designed to develop you professionally and increase your practical knowledge of the many operating areas within the Company. You will have a wide range of opportunities to provide analytic and consulting support to various lines of business including Merchandise, Attractions, and Entertainment. It may even serve as a springboard in launching a successful career. You will have the opportunity to network and learn from other Industrial Engineers and make friendships that cover the globe.


Learn more: Disney Engineering: Role Spotlight | Industrial Engineering - YouTube


What You Will Do

Conduct Industrial Engineering analysis projects, particularly in operational planning support, workload planning and forecasting, capacity utilization, and efficiency/process improvements

Ensure the appropriate methodology, measurements, tools and quantitative techniques (e.g. data collection, computer simulation, statistics, process flow analysis, etc.) are applied in projects

Lead and participate in team efforts and work on projects which require interfacing with all levels of cast and management

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • These are the minimum qualifications you need to be considered for this position:
  • Proven strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven strong interpersonal skills
  • Proven strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision making skills
  • Willingness to learn new software application

Preferred Qualifications

Prior related work experience with a focus on problem-solving


Currently enrolled in a bachelor’s or master’s Industrial Engineering or equivalent program with an intended graduation date on or after May 2025.

Preferred Education

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher


Eligibility Requirements & Program Information

Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.

Additional Information

Must provide full work availability for the duration of the term

Must provide reliable transportation during the duration of the internship

Location of position: Orlando

Positions will be located in Orlando, FL (Walt Disney World). This is subject to change pending company COVID guidelines and protocols. 

It is the intern’s responsibility to make housing and transportation arrangements for the duration of the internship.

We provide housing opportunities for Florida Based Professional Interns through American Campus Communities, for more information click here.


Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are January 2025 - May 2025. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Disability accommodation for employment applications

The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.

The Walt Disney Company is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are January 2025 - May 2025. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.